Explore the fabulous island of Mull from your home-from-home at Salachran

Whether you fancy relaxing on a stunning white-sandy beach, climbing one of Scotland’s famous Munros, marvelling at nature on a whale watching tour or exploring numerous high quality craft shops, Mull has it all. And if that’s not enough, you can take a short ferry ride to the idyllic island of Iona or an amazing boat trip out to the fabulous Treshnish Isles and Staffa – inspiration for Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture.

For a taste of what’s on offer, we’ve gathered together some of our favourite options below (note: links go through to external sites).

Come and experience the hidden secrets of Scotland’s West Coast. You won’t want to leave…

Walks & trips

Trip to Staffa

The Isle of Staffa is a beautiful uninhabited island, famous for its dramatic basalt columns, sea caves and bird life. Read more

Walking Guides

Information and maps for walks on Mull. Read more

Ben More

Mull’s only Munro (3,172 ft). Read More

Carsaig Arches

A hard but rewarding day’s walk. Read More

Isle of Iona

Iona has a long and illustrious history and is well known as being ‘The cradle of Christianity’ in Scotland. Read More

Wildlife & other activities

Whales & Wildlife Tours

Scenic & Wildlife Cruises – whale & shark spotting. Daily departures from Ulva ferry. Read More

Art & Sculpture

Local artwork and galleries. Read More


Visit Mull’s magnificent white-tailed eagles. Read More


Useful map showing some of the best beaches on the Ross of Mull. Read More


Play golf on Iona. Not your run-of-the-mill golf course… first try and find the holes, then avoid the sheep, finally make sure you don’t hook your ball onto the beach. Read More

Eating & Drinking

Argyll Arms

A friendly home cooking style restaurant has great sea views over Bunessan Bay. Closest place to Salachran to eat out. Read more

Keel Row

Excellent pub / restaurant in Fionnfort. Read more

Columba Hotel

Restaurant open daily to non-residents for breakfast, lunches, coffees and dinners from the end of March to early November. Read more

Whiskey - Tobermory Distillery

Established in 1798, Tobermory is The Isle of Mull’s only whisky distillery and one of the oldest commercial distilleries in Scotland. Read more

Ardalanish Organic Farm

Local organic farm sells organic beef and mutton, also a weaving shop. Read More



The main shop in Bunessan to buy daily shopping incl newspapers, fresh veg. Read More

Ferry Shop

Fionnfort’s main local shop. Also crafts. Read More

Tourist guides

Visit Scotland

Scotland’s official tourism site. Guide to the region

Undiscovered Scotland

A comprehensive online resource. Read More

Ready to visit Mull?

Contact us to book your stay at the Salachran self-catering cottage and explore the beautiful surroundings